We just heard that Joan Baez is kicking off the first show of the “Summer
Concert Series at the Queen Mary” on Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Joining her is Byrds member Roger McGuinn. Also in the lineup: Smokey Robinson on Aug. 18, and the Beach Boys on Aug. 19.
Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is set to perform on Aug. 26–with a band called JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys. That's Chrissie Hynde and JP Jones to you.
Tickets for the performances, at Harry Bridges Memorial
Park, will go on sale Friday at 9 a.m. They'll be available at the Queen Mary
box office and Queenmary.com.